Average length of dating before breakup
Also there was good news from the couples, 95% (who is in that 5%? ) of whom recommended getting married and 85% said it only made their relationship stronger.The number of couples who call it quits after a year or so is staggering. Executive editor and founder of Cupid's Pulse Lori Bizzoco tells Bustle that a piece in the Washington Post in March “reported on a study that indicated about 70 percent of straight unmarried couples break up within the first year.” Yeah, that’s high.According to a study by Hephzibah Asolu, we most often split around Valentine’s day, in the spring, on April fool’s day (what?!), on Mondays, during summer holidays, two weeks before Christmas, and on Christmas itself.“There is a pressure, a feelings of cleansing and starting anew, and a want to be free during these times which increases the rates of breakups,” Martinez says.According to a study by David Mc Candless breakups most frequently happen on Valentine’s day, Spring season, April fool’s day, Monday, Summer holiday, two weeks before Christmas and Christmas day. You are starting to see through your love and are not always charmed by your love’s ways and habits.
Scientists at University College London have shown that love indeed is blind.
Experts say there are 15 key reasons for why this happens.
Relationship expert Neil Strauss discusses why do people break up within this duration in a relationship, and told Cupid’s Pulse that there are three stages to the first year of a relationship: projection, disillusionment, and a power struggle.
The total average time living together before marriage totals to a whole 3.5 years.
Some other interesting stats come out of the research - with people having two serious relationships on average before settling down with their 'One'.